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Royal Gorge Anglers

49311 W US Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212-9748
+1 888-994-6743
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Trip to Remember

This was a birthday gift for two of my sons. The three of us fished with Paul Vertrees and Juan... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KansasRandy
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A day I'll never forget

I signed up for the full day guided trip with one of my close friends so that he could experience... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dustin W
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Houston, Texas
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Welcome to Royal Gorge Anglers, the oldest flyshop & fly fishing guide service on the Arkansas River. Fly Fishing in Colorado is Royal Gorge Anglers' expertise. Our flyshop carries nothing but the finest fly fishing and outdoor industry brands including: Orvis, Patagonia, Simms, Rio Products, Costa Del Mar, Sage Fly Rods, Scott Fly Rods, Umpqua Feather Merchants, Hatch Reels, Yeti Coolers and much more. In addition, Royal Gorge Anglers is the premier Orvis Endorsed Outfitter of Southern Colorado. Guided fly fishing on the Arkansas River is our specialty; as well as fly fishing adventures to regional high mountain lakes, local streams, the reservoirs of South Park, and the world famous tailwaters of the South Platte drainage. Want to experience the longest Gold Medal River in Colorado and top ten longest in North America? Book a guided fly fishing trip on the Arkansas River today! Ready for a fly fishing adventure outside the lower 48? Royal Gorge Anglers has been hosting international
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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49311 W US Highway 50, Canon City, CO 81212-9748
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a birthday gift for two of my sons. The three of us fished with Paul Vertrees and Juan Ramirez. Juan and Paul are great individually, but together they are a dream team. Paul has so much respect for Juan, and confessed he was...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I signed up for the full day guided trip with one of my close friends so that he could experience fly fishing for the first time. Although not my first time fly fishing, I learned a lot about it through my guide Pat. Pat is...More

Thank Dustin W
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Reviewed 21 May 2018

Last week I took a half-day guided trip to the 'dream stream' and it was amazing! It was my first time ever fly-fishing and I can't wait to go again! Pat, our guide, was extremely friendly and knowledgeable! We could not have had a better...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2018

Never been fly fishing. So glad we took the opportunity to try it out. Our guide Pat was amazing. Great instructor willing to give us great 1x1 attention and guidance. Very knowledgeable and fun. If we weren't catching he was switching our flies and trying...More

Thank Jacqueline M
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

A friend and my son joined me for a two day guided trip with RGA. My son is a novice but the guides (Juan and Joe) had him into fish quickly. And often! Because the main river (Arkansas) was a little off due to upstream...More

Thank Jim C
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

My daughter and I set up a guided trip near Cotapaxi on the Arkansas. The weather was bright and sunny, but a challenging 28 degrees with a breeze. The 38 degree water was actually warmer than the air that day. But, it took nothing away...More

Thank Christopher B
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

On July 14th, which was my birthday, I went fishing with Paul Vertrees, a guide at Royal Gorge Anglers. I met him at 6:30 AM at their shop and after filling out the paperwork we were on our way. I have fished with Paul before...More

Thank Patagonia2014
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

Taylor and Bill run a great operation over at RGA. I've relied on their input when buying gear and finding fish in SoCO. Had an action-packed morning on the private water at Sporting Times Ranch where I learned from Brett how to tune my game....More

Thank ChrisCanonCity
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

Royal Gorge Anglers has an amazing shop with anything you would need for fly fishing anywhere in the area. Taylor was a great guide for us on our trip. he provided great feedback, suggestions for areas that you may be struggling on or need improvement...More

Thank Yannick M
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

We arrived in Canon City to fly fish in the area. Our first stop was Royal Gorge Anglers fly shop. What a great move! Taylor and his father Bill were in the shop and we immediately hit it off. Really nice people! They were very...More

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